On Tue, 22 Mar 2016 12:49:36 +0100 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 07:51:16AM -0400, Tom Browder wrote: > > On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, Lisi Reisz <email@example.com> wrote: > > ... > > > Sorry, I should get to the end before I respond! > > > > That's okay, Lisi, I do that, too, especially when trying to work > > e-mail with a tablet. > > > > And this gives me a chance to elucidate on my situation. I have > > liked and used Debian for at least 10 years (after 10+ years with > > Yggdrasil, Redhat, Fedora), but, as GNOME 2 was giving way to GMOE > > 3 (ugh) [...] > > Similar here, with different outcome. After a short affair with XFCE > (and having seen that all are moving towards "desktop", willy-nilly > replacing library interfaces with DBUS and similar horrors) I ditched > desktop altogether. > > > SHAMELESS PLUG: Please keep MATE as part of Deb 9..*!! > > My significant one is on MATE (after I told her to try Gnome 3 and she > nearly threw the computer at me ;-) so I have an interest in a > working MATE too. Although for me personally it's already far too > Rube Goldberg. How so?
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